Hostas Hosta Plant Records: Ani Machi, 2002, Ruh, P. & J., See Geisha:

Hosta Cultivar (Name): Ani Machi

Origin: siedoldii x rectifolia ?

R - Registered

Registered Year: 2002

Registered By: Ruh, P. & J.

Originator: Japan

Vein pairs - Number: 6

Mound General size
Small (6" to 10" height)

Mound Habits
Growth Rate Average

Mound Size per AHS (W x H), in inches: 62 x 22

Leaf Size (L x W), inches: 6 x 3

Leaf Shape
Linear, Lance
Base Flat

Leaf Detail
Rippled or Wavy

Margin Green
Margin Wide
Streaked with Yellow (Gold)
Streaking Faint

Pattern, White Stripe
Shape - Tubular

Bloom Time (mid-USA)

Color varigated/spotted
Scapes Average (proportion to mound size)

Other Information
glossy leaves have either bright yellow or chartreuse centres with dark green borders and grow with a twist on the end. Some sources claim same as Geisha.

Crossed Seed Germinates

AHS Registration link: ...

Hosta Library link: See Geisha:

MyHostas Database link: Machi

Hardiness (Zones) Note: still populating field*
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 °C (-25 °F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)

(Image by ViolaAnn)
"'Ani Machi' - July 7, 2009"
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